Holiday meals 2019

CraigC

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We have ionised salt, sea salt and fleur de sel but not kosher salt. Which would be a suitable substitute?
Sea Salt. Everything except the ice and pork get brought to a boil and reduced to a simmer for 3 minutes. Ice gets placed in a plastic bag or container (I have a couple specifically for brining and pickling), then the liquid is added and let cool, the pork is added and then refrigerated for the 2 weeks.
 

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Pork butt usually. These are the ingredients for one version of pickled pork and the butt is placed in a plastic bag and pickled for two weeks. Some folks sub pickled pork for ham hocks in red beans and rice.

2 cups water
1 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup kosher salt
6 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons yellow mustard seed
2 tablespoons hot sauce
1 tablespoon celery seed
1 bay leaf
1/4 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
8 ounces ice
1 1/2 pounds fresh boneless pork butt, cut into 2-inch cubes
Not cubes used in this, the piece he uses is like a whole loin of chops, with the bone removed and then rolled and tied. You eat the fat part as well as its that tender it melts in the mouth.

Russ
 
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